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- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
One of the best-selling books of its era, Looking Backwards presents a science-fiction-influenced twist on standard political philosophy. In the novel, protagonist Julian West finds himself transported to twenty-first century America, which has become a socialist utopia. With all the talk in the media about socialism these days, Looking Backwards offers... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
This early novel from the author of the socialist utopian tale Looking Backwards is another classic of the nineteenth-century science fiction and fantasy genre. The 'process' in the book's title refers to a procedure that removes painful or unwanted memories and allows lovers who have been through difficult romantic entanglements to forget... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
This sequel to the hugely popular utopian novel Looking Backward delves more deeply into the unique philosophical principles upon which Bellamy based his imagined society. The rich and detailed account of everyday life in a perfect world -- touching on aspects of living ranging from clothing to currency -- is sure to spark the imagination of any reader... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 1.99
Acclaimed writer Edward Bellamy is best remembered for his utopian novel set in the year 2000, Looking Backward. His short story "The Blindman's World" spins an intriguing tale of an astronomer whose life changes forever when his powers of observation begin to fade. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99
Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888) is a thunderous indictment of industrial capitalism and a resplendent vision of life in a socialist utopia. Matthew Beaumont's lively edition explores the political and psychological peculiarities of this celebrated utopian fiction. - ;'No person can be blamed for refusing to read another word of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 8.99
No person can be blamed for refusing to read another word of what promises to be a mere imposition upon his credulity.'Julian West, a feckless aristocrat living in fin-de-siècle Boston, plunges into a deep hypnotic sleep in 1887 and wakes up in the year 2000. America has been turned into a rigorously centralized democratic society in which... more...
- Penguin Group US 1982; US$ 12.99
It is the year 2000-and full employment, material abundance and social harmony can be found everywhere. This is the America to which Julian West, a young Bostonian, awakens after more than a century of sleep. West's initial sense of wonder, his gradual acceptance of the new order and a new love, and Bellamy's wonderful prophetic inventions - electric... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2004; US$ 3.49
Tells the story of young Julian West, who awakens after a century's sleep to find that his native Boston has been transformed from a city of overcrowding, labor strikes and extremes of wealth and poverty to one of spacious beauty, full employment, material prosperity, and social harmony. more...